X-Ray Tube


The “GUNDELACH” inscription on this cold cathode glass X-ray tube is that of a German firm that was formed by Emil Gundelach (1821-1888), and that produced X-ray tubes from the 1890s (shortly after Roentgen's discovery) until the late 1920s. Another inscription reads "Made in Germany."

Ref: Carl Beck, Rőntgen Ray Diagnosis and Therapy (New York and London, 1904), p. 18.

Associated Dates: 1972

Maker: Gundelach, Emil

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyAssociated Place: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Credit Line: Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.302606.114Accession Number: 302606Catalog Number: 302606.114

Object Name: X-Ray Tubetube, x-rayOther Terms: X-Ray Tube; Radiography

Physical Description: glass (overall material)purple (overall color)Measurements: overall: 17 cm x 38.5 cm x 13 cm; 6 11/16 in x 15 3/16 in x 5 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-00a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1052268

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